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Blenkinsopp Colliery

Haltwhistle

54.976899, -2.531007

Opened:

Closed:

1842

2002

Entry Created:

7 Jun 2022

Last Updated:

7 Jun 2022

Redeveloped

Condition:

Owners: 

Blenkinsopp Coal & Lime Co. (1840s), M. Thompson & Sons (1860s), Gapshields Colliery Co. Ltd. (1920s), Greenhead & District Coal Co. Ltd. (1920s), Byron & Blenkinsopp Colliery Co. Ltd. (1930s), Langley Brick Co. Ltd. (1960s), Blenkinsopp Collieries Ltd. (1980s)

Description (or HER record listing)

NEHL - For detailed info on this Colliery visit http://www.healeyhero.co.uk/rescue/Collection/blenk/blenk_pit.htm. The colliery in the 21st century is thoroughly documented with photos as well as its closure.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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